Booklists

High Contrast Books for Babies

Baby Talk

By: Stella Blackstone

ISBN: 9781782852223

Babies and their loved ones talk to each other in all kinds of ways, including using their voices and using touch.

Black & White

By: Tana Hoban

ISBN: 9780062656902

Black illustrations against a white background.

Hello Baby: Words

By: Roger Priddy

ISBN: 9780312515980

From a bright yellow sun to a juicy red strawberry, the high-contrast pictures in this board book will captivate babies.

Hello, Bugs!

By: Smriti Prasadam

ISBN: 9781589258624

Introduces young readers to ten little bugs, including a ladybug, grasshopper, and butterfly.

Look Look Outside

By: Peter Linenthal

ISBN: 9780803737297

A baby looks outside the window and sees all sorts of interesting things, in a book with high-contrast black-and-white illustrations.

Look, Look Again

By: Agnese Barussi

ISBN: 9789888341207

Each page shows one shape, and then unfolds to reveal an ingenious surprise, sure to captivate curious toddlers.

Mommies and Their Babies

By: Guido van Genechten

ISBN: 9781605371092

Animal babies have a mommy, just like you.

On The Farm

By: Maxine Davenport

ISBN: 9780547366203

Book of recognizable, high-contrast black and white images and patterns to aid visual development in the early stages.

Red, Blue, Yellow Shoe

By: Tana Hoban

ISBN: 9780688065638

Photographs of common objects with the color of each object printed below introduce the reader to colors.

Sock and Shoe

By: Frida Bing

ISBN: 9781607450436

This book uses familiar settings and objects to present shapes and patterns in contrasting black and white images.